Graduate Assistants


  • Serena L Abdallah

    Serena L Abdallah

    Graduate Lecturer

  • Mathias Aboba

    Mathias Aboba

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Health communication, culture and communication, intercultural and intergroup communication.

  • Muna Al Taweel

    Muna Al Taweel

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Theories of Nationalism, Politics of Space, Identity Politics, Levantine Postcolonialism, S.W.A.N.A Studies , Trauma Studies

  • Amjad Abdulaziz M Alghamdi

    Amjad Abdulaziz M Alghamdi

    Graduate Lecturer

    Health communication, consumer-provider health communication. health promotion and e-Health technologies

  • Kimberly Alleyne

    Kimberly Alleyne

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Richard Opoku Amoako

    Richard Opoku Amoako

    Graduate Lecturer

    Climate Change and Health Communication, Message Design, Testing & Evaluation, Message Framing, Visual and Creative Communication, Persuasion

  • Patrick Owusu Ansah

    Patrick Owusu Ansah

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Climate Change Communication, Science Communication, Non-violent Civil Disobedience, Support for International Aid

  • Sherazade C Ariavand

    Sherazade C Ariavand

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • Amanda Borth

    Amanda Borth

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Science Communication, Climate Change Communication, Global Environmental Policy


  • Xavier Clark

    Xavier Clark

    Graduate Lecturer

    Organizational Communication, Critical Race Theory, Intersectionality, Urban Communication, Urban Commerce, Luxury Communication, Wealth Communication


  • Briana D Davis

    Briana D Davis

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Instructional Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Strategic Communication, Race, Gender, and Class.

  • Marta Pérez Drake

    Marta Pérez Drake

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Organizational, Intercultural, & Interpersonal Communications with a focus on Gender, BIPOC and other under-represented populations.




  • Neha Gour

    Neha Gour

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Climate Change, Global Health, Science Communication

  • Debamita Guha

    Debamita Guha

    Graduate Lecturer



  • Em Kohl

    Em Kohl

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Climate and Intercultural Communication, Queer Theory, Media Studies, Risk Communication

  • Maurine Kwende

    Maurine Kwende

    Graduate Lecturer

    Artificial Intelligence, User Experience Design, Design decision-making, Augmented Reality, Microlearning


  • Jessica M Ledford

    Jessica M Ledford

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Health Communication, Death and Dying, Misinformation, Disinformation


  • Brennan Mock

    Brennan Mock

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Forensics (Competitive Speaking), Health and Strategic Communication.

  • Severin Mueller

    Severin Mueller

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Culture and Political Economy, Globalization, American and Southern Studies, Visual Culture


  • J Orisha

    J Orisha

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Margaret Orr

    Margaret Orr

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Climate Change Communication, Misinformation/Debunking, Climate Literacy, Research-to-Practice

  • Daliah Ouedraogo

    Daliah Ouedraogo

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Health Communication and Strategic Communication


  • Juhee Park

    Juhee Park

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Social Movements, Memory Studies


  • Chelsea Rossheim

    Chelsea Rossheim

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Organizational communication; strategic communication; design, delivery, and evaluation of trainings in an organizational setting


  • Josephine Sherwood

    Josephine Sherwood

    Graduate Lecturer

    Strategic communication, pop culture, public relations, LGBTQIA+ communication

  • Syahgena Ardhila St. Onge

    Syahgena Ardhila St. Onge

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Health communication, reproductive health, media studies, gender and development, migration, Islamic world, Southeast Asia

  • Briana M. Stewart

    Briana M. Stewart

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Instructional communication, professional and technical writing, organizational communication, and leadership

  • Alli Stormer

    Alli Stormer

    Graduate Lecturer

  • Sevil Suleymani

    Sevil Suleymani

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


  • Shannon M. Taylor-Heflin

    Shannon M. Taylor-Heflin

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Health Communication, Health Misinformation, Interpersonal Communication, Family Communication, Parent-Child Communication, Parenting

  • Aaron Trujillo

    Aaron Trujillo

    Graduate Lecturer

  • Doran Tucker

    Doran Tucker

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Climate change, Science Communication, Appalachia, National Security, Hunting

  • Brett Turner

    Brett Turner

    Graduate Lecturer


  • Saahi Uppalapati

    Saahi Uppalapati

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Climate Change Communication, International Climate Communication, Climate Change Policy, Global Environmental Policy, Climate and Health

  • Melissa Urbansky

    Melissa Urbansky

    Graduate Lecturer


  • Jasmine Williams

    Jasmine Williams

    Graduate Lecturer

    Health Communication, Health and Health Care Inequities, Performance Arts, Public Speaking

  • Allyson L. Wilson

    Allyson L. Wilson

    Graduate Lecturer

    Uncertainty, Heuristics & Biases, Normative Messaging, Persuasion, Social Media, Reputation, Social Support, Conflict



  • Yuan Yue

    Yuan Yue

    Graduate Lecturer

    Climate Change Communication


  • Rania Zaied

    Rania Zaied

    Graduate Lecturer

    Rhetorical Criticism, Mass Communication, Media Rhetoric, Media Representations of Marginalized Communities, Culture, Intercultural Communication

  • Lia Zakiyyah

    Lia Zakiyyah

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Climate Change Communication; Social Identity; Collective Climate Actions; Climate Activism.

  • Lisa Marylin Zhang

    Lisa Marylin Zhang

    Graduate Research Assistant